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La Crosse County Historical Society discovers, collects, preserves, and shares the history of La Crosse County, Wisconsin.

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Object Name Portrait
Catalog Number 2011.fic.203
Description Portrait of John Ulrich, done on canvas. Gentleman in 3/4 view, in dress shirt with white tie, dark vest, and coat.

Collection LCHS Fine Art Collection
Maker A. Baer
People Ulrich, John
Notes John Ulrich (1828-1894) was born in Switzerland and came to La Crosse in 1856. He was the editor and owner of La Crosse's German-language nespaper Nordstern. Ulrich served as Alderman, School Board commissioner and in the U.S. Land Office, and was active in many local German social societies.